According to rumors the new Audi RS Q5 will be presented at the Geneva auto show. The head of the company, Stephan Winkelmann said in a recent interview that an RS model the size of the Q5 will make its debut in Geneva.
“Geneva is ahead of us”, said Winkelmann. “And we will launch there, a particularly important car for us, because it will mark a new era of Audi Sport in the B-segment of the SUV category. You will see very soon what I am talking about”, he said.
The upcoming Q5 RS will most likely be equipped with an upgraded version of the 3.0-liter V6 engine of the SQ5 or a 2.9-liter V6 of Porsche. The maximum power is expected to exceed 450 hp, that would enable the car to do the 0-100 m/h comes in less than five seconds and to have a top speed, which will be electronically limited to 250 km/h.
To new Q5 RS is part of Audi’s Sport program for the best-selling SUVs, a program that includes also the RS Q2, RS Q4 and RS Q6.
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